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The Public Administrator in Missouri Probate

In every county in Missouri there is an elected official known as the “Public Administrator”. In smaller counties this may be only the elected official carrying out all of the duties. In larger counties there is a full time staff. The Public Administrator’s role is not commonly known until you need to become involved, but…

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Is Probate Optional in Missouri?

Several years ago a potential client came in.  Dad had died several years ago, and Mom died a few weeks ago.  There was a will that said the the family farm went to the two children.  I started to explain to them the Probate process in Missouri, and they became very upset.  They did not…

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